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Solar System

NASA Is Launching a Submarine to the Seafloor

They're not hunting for aliens—but instead trying to learn how to hunt for aliens.

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There Might Be a Hydrogen Wall Beyond Pluto
The spacecraft spotted UV light scattered across the farthest reache…
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Science of Parker Solar Probe Should Be Astounding
Parker Solar Probe, the fastest spacecraft ever that will skirt the …
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You Might Be Able to See a Green Comet Tonight

It's being called the "Incredible Hulk comet."

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What It Takes To Touch the Sun
Flying closer to the sun than ever before requires some of the most …
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New Study Maps Best Landing Spots to Hunt for Life on Europa

Where to look for life on a moon that gets blasted by radiation.

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Why the Sun-Studying Parker Space Probe Won't Melt

It's heat shield makes the sun's corona feel like a day at the beach, literally.

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Upcoming Solar Probe Gets Its All-Important Heat Shield

The Parker Space Probe will use every trick in the book to stay cool.

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Bringing Alien Planets (Virtually) To Life

Want a hands-on tour of a rocket that hasn't been built yet? It's the kind of thing happening inside NASA right now.

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We Might Finally Know What Smacked Uranus Sideways

A planet twice the size of Earth gave our most unfortunately named planet its odd tilt.

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Japanese Sample Return Spacecraft Reaches Target Asteroid

Japan's Hayabusa-2 spacecraft will collect a piece of the asteroid Ryugu and bring it back to Earth.

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New Spacecraft Will Head to Binary Asteroid to Help Protect the Planet

ESA's Hera spacecraft will head to a nearby binary asteroid in 2026 to study planetary defense technologies.

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The Winds on Venus Blow Hard Enough to Shorten the Day

Imagine a gale ferocious enough to alter the rotation of the planet.

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Smart Robots Are the Secret to Spaceflight's Future

How automation will revolutionize launches, orbital operations, and building huge things in space.

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New Horizons Wakes Up to Prepare for Asteroid Flyby

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will spend the next few months preparing for a New Year's Day flyby of a distant asteroid.

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NASA Green Lights Spacecraft to Study the Edge of the Solar System

NASA's IMAP satellite will launch in 2024 and could tell us if interplanetary space is safe enough for astronauts to travel.

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Science Explains How Dunes Form on Pluto, Where There Is Essentially No Wind
Pluto has dunes, even though it barely has an atmosphere. How they formed is something of a mystery, but scientists believe they have a…
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Pluto May Have Been Formed by a Billion Comets

A new study compares the chemical makeup of ice in Pluto's heart-shaped region with ice found in comets.

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An Asteroid Orbiting Near Jupiter Came From Beyond the Solar System

The asteroid originated outside of our solar system, giving astronomers a chance to learn more about the reset of the galaxy.

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Could Life on Earth Have Come From Space?

Octopuses are probably Earth natives, but that doesn't mean life can't travel between worlds.

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A Newly Discovered Solar System Object Hints at Hidden Planet Nine
Astronomers found a strange dwarf world that provides even more evidence that a giant planet is lurking at the edge of our solar system…
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An Asteroid Will Narrowly Miss Earth Today And You Can Watch

Asteroid 2010 WC9 will come within about half the distance from the Earth to the moon.

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NASA Flew Right Though a Watery Plume From Jupiter's Moon in 1997—And Didn't Know It

Peculiar readings from the Galileo mission provide the strongest evidence yet for geysers on the surface of the icy moon.

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Diamond-Encrusted Meteorite Could Be From a Lost Planet

Diamonds in the unique meteorite suggest it came from deep within a large protoplanet that was destroyed as the solar system formed.

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To Find Life in Our Galaxy, Follow the Phosphorus
New research into the composition of supernova remnants suggests phosphorus might be isolated in parts of the galaxy—and phosphor…
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